Priorities began to rise to the top Tuesday night for the members of a steering committee studying whether a combination of new or renovated schools are in the future for USD 257.
By evenings end, the consensus was that voters would most likely approve a new elementary school for preschoolers up through fifth grade as well as new heating and cooling systems for the Iola Middle School and Iola High School.
Any hopes for a renovated high school or middle school were left on the floor amid the reality that voters would not likely accept their costs.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
Subscriptions start at $14.90/month.View subscription options
- Unmatched coverage of Allen County’s local news and sports, a tradition dating back to 1867
- Compelling portraits of our residents, experienced reporting and thoughtful analysis
- Unlimited online access to iolaregister.com and our archives